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Healthy reefs, healthy people: Community-based marine conservation in Papua New Guinea (commentary)

Healthy reefs, healthy people: Community-based marine conservation in Papua New Guinea (commentary)
(April 21, 2020) A blessed country of spectacular landscapes and the most diverse array of cultures on Earth, Papua New Guinea is also a global hotspot for biodiversity. Just in terms of species, the South Pacific nation has more birds than all of North America, over three-quarters of the world’s hard corals, and at least 2,000 reef fish. At least 131 kinds of sharks and rays have been documented in its waters, including four species of endangered sawfish. Indeed, the waters of Papua New Guinea and norther...

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